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You are purchasing the paperback version of this book. The Natural Resources Common Core Lessons and Activities Book allows you to immediately meet new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, as well as Literacy and Writing in History/Social Studies. It is designed to supplement your Social Studies resources, adding new Common Core rigor, analysis, writing, inference, text-dependent questions, and more into your daily instruction.
How to Use the Natural Resources - Common Core Lessons and Activities book:
Work through the lessons and activities as a class to teach your students higher-order thinking, analysis, and 21st century skills necessary to meet new Common Core expectations.
Allow students to work through the lessons independently to build and practice these new skills.
Include technology, collaboration, presentations, and discussion in the activities as you desire - you can decide how in-depth to go.
Watch your class develop new abilities to meet the rigor of Common Core State Standards, right before your eyes!
Click HERE to view sample pages from this book.
Use some of the pages - or use them all - based on your grade, your students, your curriculum, and your needs.
Use these pages at their current size, or if you prefer them to be 8.5 X 11 , enlarge them 125% on your copy machine.
To download the graphic organizers labeled GO in the Table of Contents click HERE.
Use the correlations grid to easily see which Common Core standards are covered in each lesson.
The Natural Resources - Common Core Lessons and Activities includes: Reading for Information
Primary Source Analysis
Here is the Table of Contents for the Natural Resources - Common Core Lessons and Activities book:
What Are Natural Resources?: Reading Informational Text
Locating Resources: Map Activity G
Limited Resources: Concepts & Processes
Products from Resources: Main Idea GO4
Where Did It Come From?: Applying Concepts
Extracting from the Earth: Reading Informational Text G
Forest Resources: Classifying Information
Topsoil: Reading Informational Text
The Dust Bowl: Cause & Effect
Natural Resources: Graphic Organizer G
Ocean Resources: Comparison of Sources G
Water Scarcity: Primary Source Analysis
Renewable & Nonrenewable: Vocabulary G
Energy Resources: Problem-SolutionResults GO9
What Happens to Waste?: Reading Informational Text G
Conservation of Resources: Reading Informational Text G
Biodegradable & Non-biodegradable: Data Analysis G
Common Core Correlation
G: Includes Graphic Organizer
GO: Graphic Organizer is also available 8.5 x 11 online download HERE.
(numbers above correspond to the graphic organizer numbers online)